Joe Dante’s ‘Burying the Ex’ brings first trailer back from the dead


The very first trailer for Joe Dante’s (Gremlins, The Hole) new horror comedy, Burying the Ex, is finally here, and it was certainly worth the wait!

The film see’s Anton Yelchin’s former girlfriend (played by Ashley Greene) come back from the dead, not allowing him to move on from her death and date other girls. This, naturally, leads to some hilarious comedy and plenty of gross out moments that Dante does so well.

The trailer is funny, loud and in your face and looks to be yet another Dante classic. Check out the good stuff below.

Joe Dante directs from a screenplay written by Alan Trezza. The cast includes Anton Yelchin (Fright Night 2011), Ashley Greene (The Apparition), Alexandra Daddario (TCM 3D) and Oliver Cooper (Project X).


BURYING THE EX follows Max (Anton Yelchin), an all-around nice guy, and his overbearing but incredibly beautiful girlfriend, Evelyn (Ashely Greene). Their relationship takes a nosedive after they decide to move in together and Evelyn turns out to be a controlling, manipulative nightmare. Max realizes it’s time to call it quits, but there’s just one problem: he’s too afraid to break up with her. Fate steps in when Evelyn is involved in a freak accident and dies, leaving Max single and ready to mingle. Several weeks later, he has a chance encounter with Olivia (Alexandra Daddario), a cute and spirited girl who just might be hissoul mate. But that same night, Evelyn returns from the grave as a dirt-smeared Zombie and she’s determined to live happily ever after with Max …even if that means turning him into one of the undead.

In the same vein as WARM BODIES and SHAUN OF THE DEAD, Dante’s BURYING THE EX is a not too serious homage to Dante’s beloved movies. The film is a commercial popcorn movie that explores an unconventional love triangle within the fleeting world of young love.




About Matt Wavish 10001 Articles
A keen enthusiast and collector of all horror and extreme films. I can be picky as i like quality in my horror. This doesn't necessarily mean it has to be a classic, but as long as it has something to impress me then i'm a fan. I watch films by the rule that if it doesn't bring out some kind of emotive response then it aint worth watching.

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